That Christmas trees is soon going to seem superfluous, messy and in the way.
Who are you going to call?
Your local high school band and color guards are recycling Christmas trees again this year. East Valley, West Valley, University and Central Valley high school band groups will operate drop-off sites and pickup services this weekend and next.
The cost is $3 at any drop off site, or $5 for pickup service.
The proceeds will help the bands and color guards with equipment and travel expenses.
The trees are chipped and used as compost by a local farmer.
Times and dates for dropping off trees are: Noon to 3 p.m., Dec. 28; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Jan. 3 and 4; and 9 a.m. to noon, Jan. 10.
East Valley drop-off sites are the East Valley High School, East Valley administrative building and Otis Orchards Elementary School. Call 921-8683 to have your tree picked up.
West Valley drop-off sites are West Valley High School, West Valley administrative building, Pasadena Park Elementary School and the Circle K at 9119 E. Broadway. Call 928-2333 for tree pick-up service.
University High drop-off sites are University High School, University, Broadway and Chester elementary schools, and 44th and Sands. Call 922-6848 for tree pickup.
Central Valley drop-off sites are Central Valley High School, McDonald, Progress, Sunrise and Liberty Lake elementary schools. For pick-up, call 922-6819.